Super-Jon’s 230km bike ride from Lumut to Subang Jaya (5) – calling for more cyclists!!

On 24th June 2019, Jon Tham will cycle from Lumut to SS18 in Subang Jaya to, once again, raise funds for AnimalCare!!

In 2014, Jon raised RM5,000 for us by running 50km. In 2015, he raised a whopping RM10,000 by running 68km and in 2016, he and his team raised RM500 for us at the Viper Challenge!

This year….Jon is going to cycle a formidable distance of 230km!!

Please see below for updates!!

We met up today at Little Wonders Cafe for brunch and I passed MAC the owl to Jon. Mac is the mascot for the ride (I sewed Mac myself!).

We are now inviting other cyclists to join the ride too! The more, the merrier!  So if you’d like to join in the ride (it can be from Lumut, or anywhere halfway, or quarterway), please do let me know (email chankahyein@gmail.com).

Jon will travel to Lumut a day before to participate in a half-day triathlon, then perform a “pilgrimage” to Pangkor where his father’s ashes lay. The next day (24th June 2019), Jon will start the bike ride at 6am from Lumut. He will make stops at various towns and take photos with Mac at certain landmarks.

A few of us with join Jon on his last leg, either from somewhere in Kesas or from SS14. This would just be a mini ride, but now, we are asking serious cyclists if they would like to join Jon on either the entire 230km ride or half, or quarter!

We have decided that the finishing point will be at Little Wonders Cafe along SS18/6. And we will have the celebratory dinner right after that!

Edward, the proprietor of Little Wonders, who is also a fitness instructor, was very kind to offer Jon preparatory workout sessions as well. And through the conversation today, I learnt that the following foods are recommended for energy: Dark chocolate (yay!!), bananas, peanut butter, eggs, coconut water – mostly carbs since so much energy is needed for the long-distance ride.

Let’s check out the tally so far:

Direct donations: RM2550 

Mr Zurik 100
Tabs & Friends 100
The Cow Clan 100
Manja & Family 100
Yap Chin Kwan 100
Khoo Ming-Yi 50
Beanie 200
Avant Pet Sdn Bhd 500
Jia-Wen & Bunny 150
Sihui & Tabs 150
Mong Looi 150
NandaLeonie Hong 400
Anonymous 100
Teddy XL 100
Shen, Reita & Bev 100
Mary Yap 50
Ginger IMO Daffodil & Rosie 50
KC Chia 50

Donation pledges (to be honoured after the ride): 

(none yet)

Pledges to cycle with Jon on the last leg: 

  1. Chan Kah Yein
  2. Khoo Jia-Wen (if not flying)
  3. Connie James
  4. KC Chia

Celebratory dinner (minimum RM35) at Little Wonders Cafe:

  1. Chan Kah Yein
  2. Connie James
  3. Mong Looi
  4. Mary Yap

(Any balance from this RM35 for the dinner will go to the Fund. I will personally absorb any shortfall.)

Let’s support Jon’s noble efforts! You may make a direct donation now or make a pledge to donate after he finishes the race.  Do let me know by email: chankahyein@gmail.com

Public Bank Bhd 3168194929  
(AnimalCare Society Petaling Selangor) 

100% of your donations will go towards our Neutering and Vaccination Fund for street animals. Your donations will be used immediately as they are received.

Neutering Fund: https://myanimalcare.org/category/aid-neuter/
Vaccination Fund: https://myanimalcare.org/category/aid-vacc-med/

How much Jon has raised for us over the years:

Thank you so much, Jon!

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